Kogalym International Airport

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Kogalym Airport
Аэропорт Когалым
Airport Kogalym.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Kolavia
Serves Kogalym
Location Kogalym, Russia
Hub for Metrojet
Elevation AMSL 220 ft / 67 m
Coordinates 62°11′24″N 074°32′6″E / 62.19000°N 74.53500°E / 62.19000; 74.53500Coordinates: 62°11′24″N 074°32′6″E / 62.19000°N 74.53500°E / 62.19000; 74.53500
Website kogalymavia.ru
Map
KGP is located in Khanty–Mansi Autonomous Okrug
KGP
KGP
Location of airport in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug
KGP is located in Russia
KGP
KGP
KGP (Russia)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 8,225 2,507 Concrete

Kogalym Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Когалым) (IATA: KGP, ICAO: USRK) is an airport in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, Russia located 9 km southeast of Kogalym. It accommodates medium-sized airliners.

History[edit]

After being state-owned by the Soviet union, the airport started to operate privately in 1991, and served as home base for the defunct airline Kogalymavia.[1]. In 1995, Kogalym Airport obtained its international status and served its first international flight (to Budapest) in 1996. In 1998, it became a member of the Airports Council International Europe.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
S7 AirlinesNovosibirsk[3]
Utair Moscow-Vnukovo, Samara, Ufa
Yamal Airlines Yekaterinburg

References[edit]

  1. ^ Simon Calder (31 October 2015). "Egypt plane crash: The tragic recent history of Russian aviation". Independent.co.uk. Retrieved 3 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "Наша история". Kogalymavia.ru. Retrieved 3 May 2017. 
  3. ^ "Russia, Kogalym (KGP) <-> Russia, Novosibirsk, Tolmachevo (OVB)". S7.ru. S7 Airlines. Retrieved 12 January 2018. 

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